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6 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
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Summer Shrimp

A quick and easy shrimp dish that's light and delicious.



  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat; cook and stir the garlic in the oil until translucent.
  2. Sprinkle the red pepper flakes and paprika into the oil.
  3. Add the shrimp and toss to coat.
  4. Pour the lemon juice over the shrimp; allow to cook until the shrimp are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low; add the basil and toss lightly.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to serve.
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I love shrimp but I'm a little leery of the red pepper flakes as I can't eat anything spicy. However, I might try it and leave out the red pepper flakes.
08 Feb 18 by member: hmmm2323
Sounds very healthy And delicius
08 Aug 14 by member: Olga beaulieu
Fantastically easy and a perfect tapas.
04 Sep 13 by member: wilmer55
Easy spicy but not too much. Love it!
10 Jun 13 by member: annieb1411
Loved it! Easy to make. Not as spicy as I feared.
20 Mar 13 by member: B Weber
shimp is one of my favorite seafood.
27 Feb 13 by member: BETTY LEE
I have not tried it yet.
18 Aug 12 by member: seamermaid
Maybe it was just me doesn't like shrimp. Spicy sauce tastes alright.
29 Jul 12 by member: s2huang
Excellent! Everyone loved this recipe.
27 Jun 12 by member: 3Dugans
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Nutrition summary:

There are 272 calories in 1 serving of Summer Shrimp.
Calorie break-down: 49% fat, 5% carbs, 46% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 131
Calories 272
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 14.56g 22%
  Saturated Fat 2.146g 11%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.299g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 9.057g  
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 424mg 18%
Potassium 313mg  
Total Carbohydrate 3.07g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
  Sugars 0.32g  
Protein 30.93g  
Vitamin A 68% Vitamin C 89%
Calcium 50% Iron 130%
of RDI*
(272 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (5%)
Fat (49%)
Protein (46%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories